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Re: `xterm-mouse-mode' has a bogus Custom group

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: `xterm-mouse-mode' has a bogus Custom group
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2005 10:13:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     There are embedded Linux systems that are most definitely not GNU, and
>     for example the system at <URL:http://www.skarnet.org/poweredby.html>
>     runs Linux, but not the GNU system.
> Emacs is evidently not included, nor could it run without GNU libc.
>     We can't demand correctness from others with regard to GNU/Linux that
>     we are not willing to provide ourselves.
> I agree, but I've already explained why this is correct.
>     In my opinion that should be the one that does not expose us as
>     hypocrites: that hurts more than anything else could... 
> My statements on the matter are sincere, not hypocritical.

Which is the more reason why we should avoid appearing otherwise.

> You have no grounds to accuse me of dishonesty, and I take offense.

I am describing how this discrepancy in accuracy must appear to
others.  You are blaming the messenger.  If you find that description
offensive, it would be sensible to try avoiding evoking it where
possible, and I already gave a wording that would fit better in that

If you don't trust my judgment on this, feel free to ask anybody whose
words you would rather rely on.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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